DOH WARNS PUBLIC VS IMPROPER USE OF UV LIGHT FOR DISINFECTION
Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire said that while hospitals have been using a UV light for disinfection procedures for some time, there was not enough evidence to support UV light as an effective agent against eliminating the coronavirus.
Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire also says there is not enough evidence to show that UV light effectively eliminates the coronavirus.
Vergeire also said that there is not enough evidence to show that UV light effectively eliminates the coronavirus.
She said UV light also has potentially harmful effects as its improper use may lead to cause skin burns and eye irritation.
Vergeire reminded the public to disinfect items before they bring it inside their homes.
She recommended the direct wiping of surfaces with disinfectant and discouraged spraying as this could cause the virus to be dispersed further.